David Osborne

2015 (Solicitor 1996)

'His tactical intelligence is second to none and juries tend to hang on his every word'

- Instructing Solicitor


Since joining chambers, David has rapidly developed a senior practice, receiving instructions in a range of serious and complex cases. He has been lauded by the solicitors instructing him for his careful preparation, ease with clients and engaging style.

David’s caseload over the last year has included manslaughter, attempted murder, large-scale fraud, serious and historic sexual offending and major unlicensed medicine manufacture. He balances significant legal aid cases with privately-paid instructions.

David was appointed as Recorder of the Crown Court in 2012 and clients find his experience on the bench both invaluable and reassuring.

David has been praised for his sensitive and incisive cross-examination of witnesses and for the power of his closing speeches. His growing reputation has made him a popular choice for significant criminal cases.

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Specialist Areas

  • Business Crime & Financial Services
  • General Crime



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